Bill Text: TX HCR70 | 2017-2018 | 85th Legislature | Enrolled

Bill Title: Designating Dripping Springs as the official Wedding Capital of Texas for a 10-year period beginning in 2017.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)

Status: (Passed) 2017-06-15 - Signed by the Governor [HCR70 Detail]

Download: Texas-2017-HCR70-Enrolled.html
  H.C.R. No. 70
         WHEREAS, Each year, well over a thousand weddings take place
  in Dripping Springs; and
         WHEREAS, The natural beauty of the Texas Hill Country
  provides an ideal setting for joyous celebrations of matrimony, and
  the Dripping Springs area is home to more than 30 event venues of
  all styles and sizes, among them wineries, ranches, and picturesque
  sites along waterways such as Onion Creek; and
         WHEREAS, Due to the popularity of Dripping Springs as a
  destination for nuptials, the hospitality industry has become well
  established; the city's business community includes a wide range of
  overnight accommodations for guests, as well as florists, caterers,
  bakeries, and other companies offering wedding services; and
         WHEREAS, Countless couples have selected Dripping Springs as
  the perfect spot to exchange the vows of matrimony and embark on a
  new life journey together in the presence of family and friends, and
  local residents take pride in the role their community plays in
  supporting the institution of marriage; now, therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the 85th Legislature of the State of Texas
  hereby designate Dripping Springs as the official Wedding Capital
  of Texas; and, be it further
         RESOLVED, That in accordance with the provisions of Section
  391.003(e), Government Code, this designation remain in effect
  until the 10th anniversary of its designation.
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
         I certify that H.C.R. No. 70 was adopted by the House on May
  4, 2017, by the following vote:  Yeas 139, Nays 9, 2 present, not
  Chief Clerk of the House   
         I certify that H.C.R. No. 70 was adopted by the Senate on May
  24, 2017, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
  Secretary of the Senate   
  APPROVED: __________________